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Category: Best Practices

Development Productivity in the Age of Generative AI

“Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.” —anon With generative AI grabbing almost every organisation’s attention, watching how they use the technology is interesting. Today most AWS customers are focused on achieving productivity gains (e.g., making information easier to acquire and digest for customer service staff). A […]


Unveiling Blind Spots in FinOps

In the evolving landscape of cloud technology, effectively managing finances is paramount to organizational success. However, while many organizations reap the benefits of cloud services, they often have blind spots that reduce financial visibility and control. This blog post examines four common blind spots that can evade even the most vigilant executives’ radars. Limited Spend […]

How Can You Build a Culture of Experimentation?

In my conversations with hundreds of enterprise executives worldwide, I have found that they like the idea of moving fast and innovating but find it difficult to accomplish within their corporate legacy and constraints. Innovating quickly is especially urgent in light of generative AI’s potential. But to increase innovation, you need to build a culture […]

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Navigating the Cloud: Key Performance Indicators for Success

The worldwide public cloud market is poised for substantial growth in upcoming years, with “end-user spending projected to reach $679 billion in 2024.[1]” . This surge is fueled by enterprises’ ongoing migration of existing workloads, the development of new cloud-native applications, and the emergence of innovative use cases like generative AI. At AWS, our Cloud […]

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Data Lakes vs. Data Mesh: Navigating the Future of Organizational Data Strategies

For more than a decade, organizations have embraced data lakes to overcome the technical limitations of data warehouses and evolve into more data-centric entities. While many organizations have used data lakes to explore new data use cases and improve their data-driven approaches, others have found the promised benefits hard to achieve. As a result, the […]


Untangling Your Organizational Hairball: How to Increase Local Autonomy

Communication is a sign of dysfunction. It means people aren’t working together in a close, organic way. We should be trying to figure out a way for teams to communicate less with each other, not more. —Jeff Bezos, Executive Chairman of Amazon Traditional organizations focus on optimizing efficiency, trying to specialize and maximize the use […]